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Learn how to prepare one of the healthiest and most delicious desserts, with this Butter Pecan Sheet Cake recipe.

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Prep Time: 15 min | Cook Time: 25 min

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Ingredients:

2 cup Light Brown Sugar

1 cup Vegetable Shortening

1 cup Warm Water

2 Large Eggs

3 cup Flour

2 tsp Cinnamon (Ground)

2 tsp Nutmeg (Ground)

1 tsp Baking Soda

1 tsp Kosher Salt

2 cup Pecans (Chopped)

Frosting:

1 ½ cup Unsweetened Coconut

3 tbsp Unsalted Sweet Cream Butter (Melted)

1 ½ cup Powdered Sugar

¼ cup Whole Milk

2 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract

1 cup Chopped Pecans

Directions:

Step 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9×13 baking dish with pam baking spray.

Step 2. Using a large bowl, beat together until combined and smooth the sugar and shortening.

Step 3. Beat in the warm water and eggs until combined.

Step 4. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, and salt.

Step 5. Gradually beat in the dry ingredients into the wet until combined.

Step 6. Fold in the 2 C chopped pecans.

Step 7. Scoop the batter into the baking dish and bake in the oven for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Step 8. Once baked, allow to cool on the counter for 10 minutes while you make the frosting.

Frosting directions:

Step 1. Using a large bowl, mix together all frosting ingredients until combined. Spread evenly over the cake

Step 2. Serve warm with some vanilla bean ice cream and whipped cream!

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Butter Pecan Sheet Cake

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 cup Vegetable Shortening
  • 1 cup Warm Water
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 3 cup Flour
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon (Ground)
  • 2 tsp Nutmeg (Ground)
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 2 cup Pecans (Chopped)

Frosting:

  • 1 ½ cup Unsweetened Coconut
  • 3 tbsp Unsalted Sweet Cream Butter (Melted)
  • 1 ½ cup Powdered Sugar
  • ¼ cup Whole Milk
  • 2 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup Chopped Pecans

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9x13 baking dish with pam baking spray.
  2. Using a large bowl, beat together until combined and smooth the sugar and shortening.
  3. Beat in the warm water and eggs until combined.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, and salt.
  5. Gradually beat in the dry ingredients into the wet until combined.
  6. Fold in the 2 C chopped pecans.
  7. Scoop the batter into the baking dish and bake in the oven for 18-22 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  8. Once baked, allow to cool on the counter for 10 minutes while you make the frosting.

Frosting directions:

  1. Using a large bowl, mix together all frosting ingredients until combined. Spread evenly over the cake
  2. Serve warm with some vanilla bean ice cream and whipped cream!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 735Total Fat: 47gSaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 28gCholesterol: 49mgSodium: 261mgCarbohydrates: 75gFiber: 5gSugar: 45gProtein: 8g